Re: [gardeners] Sunday in the garden and kitchen

Ron Hay (
Tue, 08 Aug 2000 08:46:39 -0700

Hi, Margaret,

Generally speaking, the Spaniards do not use chiles. Their cuisines are
typically Mediterranean. Chiles are a johnny come lately from the New World.


Margaret Lauterbach wrote:

> > >
> >Penny, the gazpacho I have had in Spain - central region - has always
> >resembled Campbell soup.  It doesn't taste like it though!  Onions, cucs,
> >tomatoes the dominant  flavour, usually.  I imagine it depends  what's in
> >season sometimes.  And no, it's not terribly salty.
> >
> >Lucinda
> Nice to see you posting again, Lucinda.  Do the Spanish add hot chiles to
> their gazpacho? I understand that's allowed.  Margaret L